The APRU symposium series on Multi-Hazards around the Pacific Rim hosted its ninth symposium from 28 to 29 October 2013 at National Taiwan University in Chinese Taipei.
The 9th APRU symposium was hosted by the Center for Weather Climate and Disaster Research (WCDR) at National Taiwan University. For general information, please refer to the website http://www.apru2013.com/
A video link to the symposium can be found here.
The 9th APRU symposium aims to convene scholars and experts from countries around the Pacific Rim. The inter-disciplinary knowledge on multi-hazard researches can be exchanged and shared through APRU collaboration. The symposium will focus on related topics of multi-hazards induced by extreme weather, earthquake, volcanic activity and haze pollution. Other issues are also included such as advanced monitoring and forecasting techniques, risk assessment, disaster health and emergency management, as well as education on disaster reduction.All the participants are encouraged to join discussion and exchange experience throughout the symposium.
Call for papers (closed)
The abstract submission is now available at http://www.apru2013.com/ All papers will be peer reviewed by an international scientific committee.
Themes & Topics
- Multi-hazards induced by extreme weather Multi-hazards induced by earthquake Multi-hazards induced by volcanic activity Air pollution and haze related issue
- Disaster risk assessment and impact analysis Advanced research on monitoring, sensing, nowcasting and forecasting
- Disaster management and education Post-disaster recovery and reconstruction Disaster health and emergency management
|Key dates (updated)|
|5 May, 2013||Abstract submission|
|31 August 2013||Deadline for abstract submission|
|7 September, 2013||Notification of review results / abstract acceptance|
|14 September, 2013||Deadline for early‐bird registration|
|30 September, 2013||Deadline for late online registration|
|5 October, 2013||Final Program to be released online|
|28-29 October, 2013||Symposium period|
|30-31 October, 2013||Field trip|